Chevron, Others Sued Over Groundwater Contamination

Law360, New York (April 4, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A California property owner sued Chevron USA Inc. and others Friday over the cleanup of chlorinated solvents and petroleum-related contamination that allegedly leaked into neighborhood groundwater from a site once owned by the oil giant.

The plaintiff, Gregory Village Partners LP, owns land downstream from the allegedly polluting site, and said that Chevron, the local sewer system and a service station now operating on the Chevron property should be held liable for cleanup efforts under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the Resource...
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